MDI Consulting: Temp: CA (SA) 6 months

Medium Tier Bank, based in Gauteng, South Africa  is seeking a SAICA qualified “all rounder” with up to date and IFRS knowledge – to work themselves from atemp to perm role by getting to kmow the “nuts and bolts” of a BU – acting as a Head of Finance Business Partner and then being groomed – if proven efficient and effective – into a permanent role withing Group Finance.

In line with bank’s vision and communicated culture plan to the SARB,  their success depend upon its ability to recruit and retain employees in our excellence driven culture. The CA(SA) qualification is highly regarded and can be linked to innovative thinking, high level of expertise in all finance related matters including tax and hard work. One of finance team’s biggest challenges is the technical nature of financial reporting in the financial services sector, specifically for banks – there is added pressure of  SARB.  Here’s your challenge – The financial results must be correct and in line with IFRS on a monthly basis. In addition, external audit main focus will be on controls and procedures in place within finance to ensure accurate and transparent reporting.


In summary: CA (SA) qualification is preferred to support the ability to handle technical items (Tax, IFRS16 leases, potentially IFRS9 support), external audit relationship, handle senior stakeholder reporting requirements and business insight requirements, do Treasury/investment work, take up DI responsibilities if required and to be a 2IC for another Head of Finance BU and part of succession planning in future.


We are flexible to consider all candidates that fit our requirement. We are looking for the perfect Finance individual: Technically strong and flexible. Able to do, but also able to think, manage processes, execute through people and support, enable and challenge senior stakeholders.



Duties & Responsibilities

In terms of the key areas of responsibility as per the job description what would the anticipated time allocation % per key responsibilities be? ( After the initial first six months)


  • Financial reporting including IFRS technical papers – 30%
  • Management reporting  – Transactional banking – 20%
  • External audit engagement – 15%
  • Tax, including consulting with other group entities  – 20%
  • and other matters – 15%

Desired Experience & Qualification

As mentioned before –  The CA(SA) qualification is highly regarded and can be linked to innovative thinking, high level of expertise in all finance related matters including tax and hard work.


  • A sound knowledge of accounting practice, statutory IFRS and management accounting as well as experience in finance month end reporting.
  • Corporate Income Tax and VAT knowledge should be up to date.
  • External reporting including preparation of Annual financial statements and external audit engagement and management.


Package & Remuneration

R 650 000.00 – R850 000.00 CTC per annum


Please contact us with a detailed updated resume highlighting relevant experience and skills


This client is committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals

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